National Small Business Week

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National Small Business Week occurs the first week of May in the United States. The Small Business Administration (SBA) hosts this annual celebration of small business. 


During NSBW events take place across the country and online. One of the highlights is when the SBA honors a Small Businessperson of the Year. Since 2017, our site, Small Business Trends, has had the distinction of being a supporting sponsor of National Small Business Week.  

Facts at a glance: 

•  Date:  May 3 – 9, 2020

•  Hashtags:  #SmallBusinessWeek, #NSBW and #NationalSmallBusinessWeek

•  Official Website:

National Small Business Week 2020 will be here sooner than you think. Start by marking the date on your calendar.  Meanwhile, check out some of the festivities from 2019 for ideas.  Check it and enjoy!

Test your knowledge about National Small Business Week. Take this fast and fun quiz and see how much you know. Take the Quiz.

Past Small Business Week Highlights

Celebrating National Small Business Week is as much a part of our collective experience as baseball and the Fourth of July.

The 3 Cs refers to the Small Business Administration’s mission to provide small businesses with: Capital, Contracts and Counseling.

Need a Boost During #SmallBusinessWeek?

These motivation quote cards were created by the SBA and came from the SBA Instagram page.  A product of the U.S. government, they are in the public domain.  Feel free to share – click on any of the four Small Business Week quotes above and save it.  


Check out the @SBAgov handle on other social channels at Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.  

2019 National Small Business Persons of the Year

Featuring 2019 Small Business Persons of the Year, Jen and Jeff Herbert of Superstition Meadery.

Superstition Meadery makes wine from honey, also known as mead, which is one of the worlds oldest fermented beverages. Superstition Meadery has released over 200 various products in the 7 years since they’ve started the company.

Congrats Jen and Jeff!

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About our NSBW Coverage

Our Editors and Staff Writers bring you original coverage of the news and information you need about National Small Business Week (NSBW). We cover the official lineup of events delivered by the SBA and co-sponsor SCORE. We highlight news releases from companies and organizations timed to coincide with National Small Business Week. As a service for our community, we also carefully curate special offers for small businesses in honor of National Small Business Week. 


Go celebrate being in a small business!